Skip to comments.Did Obama Cause Jack Lew to Break Jewish Holiday for IRS Scandal?
Posted on 05/16/2013 4:30:33 AM PDT by blueyon
President Obama says he discussed the IRS scandal with Treasury secretary Jack Lew. The thing is, it's a Jewish holiday, Shavout, and Lew is an observant Jew.
As Obama said this evening in his statement about the IRS scandal:
THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. I just finished speaking with Secretary Lew and senior officials at the Treasury Department to discuss the investigation into IRS personnel who improperly screened conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status. And I look forward to taking some questions at tomorrows press conference, but today, I wanted to make sure to get out to all of you some information about what were doing about this, and where we go from here. ...
So heres what were going to do.
First, were going to hold the responsible parties accountable. Yesterday, I directed Secretary Lew to follow up on the IG audit to see how this happened and who is responsible, and to make sure that we understand all the facts. Today, Secretary Lew took the first step by requesting and accepting the resignation of the acting commissioner of the IRS, because given the controversy surrounding this audit, its important to institute new leadership that can help restore confidence going forward.
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Well all I will say is: Shovel, hole...dig away
The Jewish Pentecost.
You are not devout anything, except communist or muslim, if you work for this administration.
Obama thinks he’s more important than God..../s
It is hard to believe that any Democrat cares about the activity of the IRS, when Obama told them all that voting was the best revenge they could get right then, against conservatives.
Obama is to blame for this, even if the order didn’t come from him, (this time)- for setting a culture of revenge.
The tone was always set- because of his agenda, that anyone deserved revenge against conservatives- because we breathe.
[President] Clinton, he [Lew] said, was always careful never to trouble Lew on Shabbat unless the matter was urgent, and Lew, knowing this, would never have ignored his call. He knew that Id take this call on a Saturday if he needed me; he knew Id get in a car and come in if he needed me, Lew explained.
So does the antichrist
Maybe I’m looking at this the wrong way, but isn’t this issue important enough to qualify as urgent?
How can you “cause” someone to break a holiday they are observing. I mean, Lew chose to answer the phone, right?
Maybe he wanted to have a job the following day.....
So what he is saying is that we dare not allow an observant Jew to be President? Or a military officer? Or a high level cabinet member? All because they might have to deal with government business on a holiday?
The traditional standard is a life in danger.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
I don't know, but only Jack Lew could do it, not BHO.
The Sabbath and Holy Days prohibition on work and driving may be transgressed if the reason is that someone is in mortal danger and you can help save their life and time is of the essence. In this case, I guess, the neck he was told needing saving was Obama’s.